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Winter Conference -- Indiana Section

Date November 19-20, 2003

Location CYO Camp Rancho Framasa

Nashville, IN

Contact ACA Section Office

Brigitta Modglin


Join us for a great conference with keynote speaker Faith Evans of Playfully, Inc. Workshop sessions for everyone. Evening programs, exhibitors, annual meeting, auction, and much more.

IYI Kids Count Conference

Date December 9, 2003

Location Convention Center

Indianapolis, IN

Contact Kristen Huff


Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sally Ride. Fabulous workshops including: child development, fund raising, program delivery, and much more.


Sowing Seeds Humane Education Workshop

Date July 26-27, 2003

Location International Institute for Humane Education

Surry, ME

Contact Khalif Williams


Sowing Seeds is designed for camp professionals, teachers, activists, and humane educators who want to learn innovative and interactive ways to present a variety of humane issues. Humane Education teaches critical thinking, inspires compassion, provides positive lifestyle choices, and is one of the most important ways to help build a sustainable and compassionate world.


Basic Camp Director Course

Date September 18-22, 2003

Location Calvin Center

Hampton, GA

Contact Cathy Scheder

765-342-6456, ext. 328

A 4 1/2-day course for camp directors with less than five years experience. The course is designed to present specific content in thirteen core management areas. The expertise, knowledge, and diversity of the participants are integrated into highly interactive learning sessions that focus on real situations, problems, and solutions.

Southern States Camping Conference

Date September 22-24, 2003

Location Holiday Inn -- Capitol Plaza

Atlanta, GA

Contact ACA Section Office

Wanda DeWaard


This conference is co-hosted by ACA's Southeastern Section and ACAs Heart of the South Section There are workshops for a variety of interests and levels of experience. Half- and full-day sessions include: staff selection and training, special needs, insurance issues, Web site development, marketing, programming, fund raising, camping technology, public policy, risk management, and other key topics of interest to our members. Pre-conference events include recreational opportunities as well as Basic Camp Director Course, Standards Courses, New Directors Orientation, and Associate Visitor Training. Over twenty-five vendors and the ACA Bookstore are represented with plenty of time to visit exhibits.


Healthy Communities -- Healthy Youth Conference

Date October 23-25, 2003

Location Marriott Hotel and Convention Center

San Jose, CA

Contact Liz Brekke

The theme, Unleashing the Power of Diversity, is designed for people who work with or care about youth. This one-of-a-kind conference brings together people from different community sectors all over the United States and the globe who share a common goal: to work together to promote positive youth development through asset building. Participants will learn with and from each other, make connections that will prove beneficial in their work and lives, and renew their commitment to asset building through hard work and fun!

Joint Ventures: Partners in Stewardship

Date November 17-20, 2003

Location Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

Contact Susan Alden


In November 2003 the Forest Service will be co-convening a national partnership conference with the National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Army Corps of Engineers, and the Bureau of Reclamation. Participants will address the challenges and opportunities associated with the stewardship of natural and cultural resources to achieve a nationwide network of public spaces.
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Date:Jul 1, 2003
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